Gairdner mourns loss of Dr. Cy Frank

The Gairdner Foundation is greatly saddened by the loss of Dr. Cy Frank, an outstanding orthopedic surgeon and researcher, a great leader and an extraordinarily happy individual.

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In memory of Dr. John Evans
Canada Gairdner Wightman Awardee '92

The Gairdner Foundation and Board of Directors were saddened to learn about the passing of Dr. John Evans on February 13, 2015.

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In conversation with our awardees

Hear first hand how our 2014 Awardees felt about winning the award, their advice for the next generation and their experience travelling Canada to speak with students & faculty. 

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2014 Canada Gairdner Awards Gala Dinner - A celebration of research from around the world!

On October 30th more than 600 members of the health care, academic, public and private sectors joined together at the Royal Ontario Museum to celebrate our 2014 Canada Gairdner Awardees.

This remarkable evening allowed guests to hear from each awardee who shared personal stories about the inspiration behind their work and what it meant to win this award.

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FRIDAY! Join us for our Gairdner Symposium on New Advances in the Biology and Treatment of Cancer
Macleod Auditorium, University of Toronto - Webcast Available

October 31 from 8:45 am - 4:00 pm. in the Macleod Auditorium at the University of Toronto 

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RSVP Now: Four Gairdner Symposia this month that you don't want to miss

Each year the Gairdner Foundation plans symposia that reflect the work of our awardees. This year's symposia are filled with international leaders in cancer, arthritis and global health. Register now to save your seat. 

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Our Awardees speak to students and faculty across Canada from Oct 22-31
Full program and videos available now!

Every October we bring our current Canada Gairdner Awardees and a few past laureates to Canada to speak to students and faciulty at more than 20 universities across Canada. The awardees have begun to embark on universities across Canada. First stop is on October 22 at the University of Saskatchewan and Memorial University. 

Within these lectures, awardees talk about what inspired them to get involved in research and share the details of their work. Many students become inspired to pursue a career in the sciences afgter acees to these science superstars. 

The schedule of events can be found here and if you have a few more minutes check out Dr. Steve Elledge, our 2013 Canada Gairdner International Awardee speaking at York University last year to get a taste of a student lecture. 

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Arthritis Leaders unite in Toronto
2014 Gairdner Symposium in partnership with Arthritis Alliance of Canada

What better way to spend your Halloween than hearing from Arthritis leaders from around the world at this incredible symposium including two of the 2014 Canada Gairdner International Awardees Sir Marc Feldmann and Sir Ravinder Maini. 

Date: Friday, October 31, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 a.m. 

Location: Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel (525 Bay St, Toronto, ON M5G 2L2)

Click here to learn more about the program and to register. 

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Gairdner Symposium: New Advances in the Biology and Treatment of Cancer

Many of our 2014 Canada Gairdner International Awardees' research impacts cancer treatment and we've developed a high calibre roster of international oncology leaders from around the world for one

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Minds that Matter Awardee Lecture
Your chance to hear from our 2014 laureates

Don't miss your opportunity to hear from our 2014 Canada Gairdner Awardees as they all come to Toronto! 

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